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  • Get a slice of Chicago culture on pizza tour

    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices — unless they went on a pizza tour. Chicago is one of a handful of...

  • Go For the Food: The ultimate beer run in Vermont

    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Let's not call this a "beer run." That has such a... Friday night frat boy connotation. Let's instead call this a "beer journey." The ultimate beer journey. For the ultimate cult beer. If you have even a passing interest in great beer, chances are good you've...

  • Miami science museum gets $5M for health programs

    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — Baptist Health South Florida is giving $5 million for health and wellness programs at the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science being built in downtown Miami. The Baptist Health People & Science Gallery will be located inside the museum. Some of the funding...

  • Heat wave sends power demand soaring in California

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A heat wave sent Californians to their air conditioners Friday and drove power demand to its highest peak of the year as the southern region sweltered under 100-degree temperatures. Statewide electrical demand peaked Monday afternoon at 45,090 megawatts, beating a...

  • Lava enters vacant lots in Big Island subdivision

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava has begun moving over a vacant lot in a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. The lots in the Kaohe (cah-OH'-hay) Homesteads subdivision that are closest to the lava are vacant, and officials say no homes are in imminent danger. Hawaii County spokesman...

  • Diageo welcoming visitors at historic distillery

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Historic Stitzel-Weller distillery is the newest stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Liquor giant Diageo PLC said Monday it is opening a visitors' center at Stitzel-Weller, part of a $10 million investment that includes a new bottling line and a small batch...

  • Atlanta airport closing runway for maintenance

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta airport officials say they're closing the northernmost runway until mid-October for maintenance. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials said in a statement that a 9,000-foot long stretch of one of the airport's five runways is being repaved....

  • Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 31-year-old Utah man doing research alone in a remote backcountry area has died in a bear attack in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwest Wyoming. Officials aren't certain yet what type of bear killed Adam Thomas Stewart of Virgin, Utah. "I'm assuming...

  • The Roosevelt trail, from Maine to North Dakota

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns' new documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin's wife Eleanor — is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. Here's a look at some major Roosevelt sites, including birthplaces, family homes,...

  • NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their legacy. The...

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